Located in or toward the back or rear; the chair's rear leg; SYN. rearward.
Toward or from the rear — usually used in combination
ETYM Old Fren. riere behind, backward, from Latin retro. Related to Arrear.
1. The back of a military formation or procession.
2. The side of an object that is opposite its front; SYN. backside, back end.
3. The side that goes last or is not normally seen; SYN. back.
ETYM See Rear (n.).
1. To rise up on one's hind legs (said of quadrupeds); SYN. rise up.
2. To bring up; SYN. raise, bring up, nurture, parent.
3. To cause to rise up; SYN. erect.